Want to inspire your little sidekick to enjoy a lifetime of reading? Start building her library now. Flip through our photo album to discover our 25 favorite beginner books, from gotta-have-’em classics like Goodnight Moon to newer, need-to-know titles like Hello, Bugs.

Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton

Your library should have at least one of Sandra Boynton's whimsical board books. This silly ditty will teach your baby a few animal sounds, and when she is older, she'll be finishing your sentences as you read it aloud.

Available at barnesandnoble.com, $7.19.

What books are in your baby’s library? Let us know in the comments section below.

— Julie Seguss

Cover photo: César Rincón via Flickr creative commons